CA5010 - Structural Dynamics and Applications

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
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Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims at equipping students with knowledge in structural dynamics, stability and vibration control with a balanced scope on fundamentals, research and applications. Basic topics include single-degree-of-freedom (SDOF) systems, multi-degree-of-freedom (MDOF) systems and continuous systems. It also includes advanced topics such as structural stability, random vibrations, damping in structures, vibration control, theory and dynamics of plates, wind and earthquake engineering. 

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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